Con Brio Ensemble
Saturday, October 07, 2023, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Lehman College (CUNY) Recital Hall.
CON BRIO ENSEMBLE PRESENTING Afternoon CONCERT
AT: Lehman College (CUNY) Recital Hall, in The Bronx, New York ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2023
The BRONX: Members of the Con Brio Ensemble will be performing works by Beethoven, Martinon and Brahms on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Lehman College (CUNY),Recital Hall, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx, NY 10468.
Critically acclaimed clarinetist, Gary Dranch, cellist Hamilton Berry, and pianist Diana Mittler-Battipaglia will perform Brahms dramatic Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano. The program will also include Beethoven's brilliant Sonata opus 69 for Cello and Piano and Martinon's avant-garde Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano(*).
Clarinetist Gary Dranch has premiered solo works internationally; Hamilton Berry, cellist, is a member of the Public Quartet; and Diana Mittler-Battipaglia is Professor of Music and Choral Director at Lehman College- CUNY.
Celebrating its 43rd season, the Con Brio Ensemble performs annual series in Queens and Manhattan and is currently in residence at Lehman College-CUNY in the Bronx.
Our website is: www.conbrioensemble.org
Admission to the concert is free: Donations will be accepted.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
Dr. Diana Mittler-Battipaglia
The Con Brio Ensemble
(*)The Jean Martinon Sonatine for clarinet and piano (1935), a seldom-performed work, is a challenging composition deserving to be a standard of the clarinet repertory of the 20th century, along with other works of the French "Les Six" composers such as Poulenc, Honegger, and Milhaud.